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Procurement is a core element of farm to school implementation. Local foods are purchased, promoted, and served in the cafeteria or as a snack or taste-test.


The Minnesota Toolkit for School Foodservice has ready-to-use resources for using, sourcing, and promoting local foods, as well as an online course.


Tools to help farmers get and stay connected to farm to school practices, including seven videos. Covers getting started, food safety, business management, and farm field trips.


Support your schools' farm to school practices. Learn more about finding local foods, as well as tips on how to grow, cook, and eat local food.

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